One of the concept models that will take your breath away at first glance is the 2015 Bugatti Veyron Legend Type 18 Black Bess. At the beginning of July last year, French car manufacturer Bugatti has announced that it plans to produce six special “Legend” version of the Veyron, in honor of the people who played a major role in the company’s history. We will guide you through the text in such a way that you gradually introduce you to some things.
2015 Bugatti Veyron Legend Type 18 Black Bess History
The first of them was wearing a Jean-Pierre Wimille label, and was made in honor of the legendary driver of the company who won the 1937 and 1939 French Grand Prix and during World War II played a major role in the defense of the French Army against Nazi Germany. Usledeo Jean Bugatti, in honor of the son of company founder Ettore Bugatti. Jean Bugatti 1909-1939 has been designed with 23 years one of the most famous car company Type 41 Royale, and later worked at the legendary Type 57 recently saw the light of day, and the third special version which carried the label of Meo Costantini honor Bartolomeo “Meo” Costantini 1889-1941, a close friend of the company founder Ettore Bugatti. Costantini was also the manager of the racing division of the company until 1935 when it was replaced by Jean Bugatti, and briefly was the driver of the legendary Type 35, with whom he won two Targa Florio race 1925 and 1926.
Bugatti Veyron Legend Type 18 Black Bess – Engine and Performance
A few months ago , at the Geneva Motor Show , is presented and Rembrandt Bugatti version of the brother of the founder of the company Etorrea until the penultimate version is Type 18 Black Bess tag. Introduced at this year’s International Motor Show in Beijing , Type 18 Black Bess was named after the legendary model from 1913 that had a 5.0L engine with 99 horsepower and a top speed of 160 km / h . The said car was in its time was one of the fastest cars in the world , and its owner was a famous French pilot Roland Garros , which flew over the Adriatic Sea a year ago and wanted a car that would be as fast as his plane.
Garros was named this car ” Black Bess ” modeled after the famous English racing horses, a modern Type 18 among other things, characterized by a black exterior, gold ribbons and gold frame front cover, as well as more luxurious interior, and red calipers. With engine 8.0L W16 you can make 1,184 horsepower , which should be enough to accelerate to 100 km / h in only 2.4 seconds and a with top speed of 431 km/h.
Like other models of the company’s Legend series, Bugatti will produce only three copies at a starting price of up to 2:09 million euros about 2.8 million. French carmaker plans to produce only one model in the “Legend” series, and for some announcements on the wearing Elisabeth Junek, who was a legendary 2015 Bugatti Veyron Legend Type 18 Black Bess driver from the Czech Republic.
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